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Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >>> judgment day for the former chairman of the d.c. city council, kwame brown will not be going to jail. instead he's been ordered on house arrest for making false statements on a loan application and violating the city's campaign laws. fox 5's bob barnard down in the newsroom now. >> kwame brown stood before two judges today, one in federal, the other in d.c. superior court to be sentenced for the crimes he admitted to. near tears at times in handcuffs and wearing shackles around his ankles, the 42-year- old politician born and raised in the district of columbia was ordered to spend one day in custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 10:00pm EST
the first rookie of the year to represent this city since bob allison in 1959. harper hit .270, 22 home runs, 59 r.b.i.s play2012 season at the ripe old age of 19. the now 20-year-old is the second youngest winner all time, a month older than dwight gooden when he won it back in 1984. the 2010 first overall draft pick was a major part of the nats' record breaking season, but harper is just scratching the surface on his true potential. >> just being able to be in the names of joke robinson and mike piazza and all the guys that won it, just an honor and to be able to have the great team i played for the whole year, thrall made this year fun. this is just the -- this has made this year fun. this is just the icing on the cake. >> adam laroche got a gold glove last week. davey johnen is is nominated for manager of the year and gio gonzalez is up for wednesday's cy young. >>> later a maryland nursing home under the microscope following the death of a patient, the facility's long list of health and safety violations, plus we'll hear about a patient who says his stay nearly cost him his life. >> and
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
out of poles? >> reporter: in new york city gas rationing began today. cars with even numbered plates fill up on even numbered days. cars with odd numbered plates fill up on odd numbered days, an effort to ease long lines and short tempers. >> i think that made sense. it would have eased up and you wouldn't have had these long lines, people trying to fight for gas. >> reporter: housing is another growing concern. fema is trying to provide temporary shelter for 95,000 people. >> you wake up and you're okay and in a second it hits you all that's happened and you don't have a place of your own anymore are pretty devastating and you always think it's never going to be you and then it is. >> reporter: one thing there seems to be plenty of, generosity. a train filled with supplies is on its way from louisiana to new jersey tonight packed by a community that knows something about weathering mother nature's worst. >> all the images of new jersey were making them feel like everyone wanted to do something and so they started organizing an effort on facebook. >> reporter: the donations are be
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
that the 2% payroll tax cuts will end. >>> some people in new york city took up shovels and tools to help victims of super storm sandy. the volunteers got on buses at city hall and went to some of the hardest hit areas like staten island. they are sorting goods, checking on residents, delivering supplies. there are 36 diaster recovery centers in new york city with more to come. >>> while things are improving nearly two weeks after the storm, there are plenty of people who still do not have power. fox's peter doocey has more on why some are running out of patience. >> reporter: almost two weeks after super storm sandy passed through, some people are still without company. the largest company on long island, lipa now being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. part of it is the system design and part of it is just their performance and the fact that these utilities are a monopoly. >> reporter: government-owned lipa asked other utility companies for 700 workers to help them restore power but they ended needing 10,000. the co
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >> reporter: in a city where violent crime and unemployment are big problems, many believe education is the key to solving those issues, but truancy is standing in the way. >> my job is to educate them and i can't educate them, i can't meet the aggressive goals that we've set around student achievement if the children are not there. >> traditionally our school system is the safety net. >> d.c. ps chancellor kaya henderson testified in front of a council committed to getting students to class. some say parents have to be held accountable. >> you literally are risking their educational life. >> this is educational neglect and i think we need to inspire a few of these parents to get serious about it and make some examples. >> there is already a law on the books holding parents responsible for truancy, but council member david catania says it's rarely enforced. >> once the judicial system is engaged the parents now start to understand there are personal consequences. i would go the route of community service first, probation. >> assistant police chief diane groom says keeping kids in sch
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
will not tolerate delays in this lawsuit. >> new york city mayor bloomberg says that seven new restoration centers will open and will offer one-stop service, providing everything from basic supplies to applications for state and federal assistance. victims will also have cesac to nyc rapid repairs, a new program which sends teams of contractors and city inspectors to affected areas to quickly repair affected mes. >> this program is crucial for homeowners until power can be turned back on until certain repair are made. >> certain staten island residents have taken relief on their own, setting up shelters, food distribution center >> we went full force turning this into what the people needed. people lost their homes. >> reporter: the evident is an island-based operation with neighbors helping neighbors. >> coming up next, one of robert griffin iii's endorsement deals took the spotlight at redskins park today. a little later, a growing crisis nationwide involving children. why millions can't get the critical care they need. fox 5 investigates the pediatrician shortage.  >>> despite their re
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm EST
, but there is the snow, the misery they didn't need, record setting snow in central park, 2.8 inches, atlantic city 2.3, bridgeport, connecticut 3.5 and yes, it's windy and cold up there. the winds haven't been as bad as they could be, but if you combine 40-mile an hour winds gusting with 2 1/2 inches of snow, it's hard to see and real cold. we are 42 degrees. new york is 32, definitely cold. winds not too bad here. we have a couple spots gusting to 25 on the eastern shore, but as we look to the north and east, the nor'easter still producing gusts close to 40. it could have been worse, but it slipper has added more misery on top -- certainly has added more misery on top of the open wound sandy has inflicted on them. we see a pattern change coming after this very cold night. >>> meantime the storm has people in new york and new jersey still dealing with the superstorm sandy and they're on high alert tonight. the wintery mix is already coming down. fox's david lee miller has the latest now from long beach, new york. >> reporter: by midafternoon the wind had picked up and the rain along portions of the
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 10:00pm EST
brown, former city council chairman tuesday, and many people i'm talking to won't be surprised if he doesn't do something unprecedented and doesn't take the recommends of the u.s. attorney. it's considered much toilinet yet and does not send a message to other -- much too lenient and does not send a message to other officials about public corruption and you'll remember that kwame brown came late and didn't report and many people feel that was offensive to the court. so it might not be six days. it might be somewhat longer, much longer. >> i guess we'll find out tuesday. fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin, as always, thank you. >>> just ahead tonight, there was another veterans day service in arlington today to pay tribute to a fallen story. we've got his story and we're highlighting other veterans day services in our area. >> at least two people dead and dozens of homes damaged in indianapolis following a massive overnight explosion. the news at 10:00 will return in a few minutes.  >>> the john lion vfw post 3150 worked with the american hedge onto honor those who ser
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